New York State Board of Regents

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One of Buffalo’s highest-performing public schools faces closure following a vote by the New York State Board of Regents last week. WBFO’s education reporter Kyle Mackie reports on how Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School got caught in pandemic politics and the great debate about charter schools.


Nearly 70 percent of school board members across New York State who responded to a recent survey think civic readiness should be a high school graduation requirement.